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Our University

The University of Ruhuna is one of the leading universities in Sri Lanka. The University of Ruhuna was established by a special Presidential Decree on 1st September 1978 as Ruhuna University college fulfilling a long cherished desire of the people of Southern Sri Lanka.

Our Faculty

The Faculty of Management and Finance was established in 2003. At present, it is one of the foremost faculties consisting of four Departments of studies namely Department of Entrepreneurship, Department of Human Resource, Department of Accounting and Finance and Department of Marketing, in addition to the computer unit and the e-learning centre. At present Faculty offers courses in a range of disciplines leading to Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)Honours degrees.


The students are provided with a friendly learning environment which encourages them to excel in one's field of study, and to achieve one's goals while maintaining strong personal relationships. The students are allow to exploit opportunities to engage in co-curricular activities at local and International levels.

ICME 2019

Faculty of Management and Finance , University of Ruhuna, one of the leading management faculties in Sri Lanka annually organizes the International Conference on Management and Economics (ICME) with the objective of creating a strong platform for academics, researchers and practitioners to exchange their knowledge in the field of Management and Economics.

Digital Disruption 2019

There will be brainstorming speeches with the intention of expanding the awareness on the concept, fueling up creativity and innovativeness to promote more opportunity creators than job seekers and real-life inspirational stories of entrepreneurs who expand the boundaries.

ADCON 2019

An advertising competition organized by the department of marketing, Faculty of Management and finance, University of Ruhuna which will enable the participants to bring out the hidden creativity within them.


New Student Intake at the Faculty of Management and Finance

New Student Intake at the Faculty of Management and Finance

Registration of new student intake at the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna took place on 22 nd of February 2021. Due to the prevailing health crisis in the country, new students were grouped into fourteen (14) groups, where each consisted of less than fifty (50) students, ensuring that the social distancing was maintained at the student registration. Accordingly, 600+ students were enrolled to the faculty, which was almost a 50% increase compared to the previous student intake, signaling that the faculty is well addressing the growing demand for higher education. After registering the new students, they were provided with a guidebook on how to use the LMS at the faculty, which would set the foundation for effective learning in future. Additionally, the faculty student handbook was distributed among the new students, which would help them to become familiar with the faculty and the study programs.

Inauguration Ceremony of the DHRM

Inauguration Ceremony of the DHRM

The inaugural ceremony of the Diploma in Human Resource Management (DHRM) first intake was conducted by the Distance and Continuing Education Unit (DCEU) together with the Faculty of Management Finance on 20 th February 2021 at 1.30 p.m. onwards via Zoom. Distinguished invitees of University of Ruhuna and students of the DHRM 1st batch participated in this occasion. Prof. P.A.P.S. Kumara, the Dean, Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna delivered the welcome speech, and Senior Prof. Sujeewa Amarasena, the Vice-Chancellor, University of Ruhuna, Prof. E.P.S. Chandana, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, University of Ruhuna. Prof. (Mrs) Vajira Bulugahapitiya, Director, DCEU, University of Ruhuna
also addressed the occasion. Dr. B.L. Galhena, the Head, Department of Human Resource Management, Faculty of Management and Finance delivered the vote of thanks at the end of the ceremony.
A Virtual Session on Importance of Theater/Dramatic Arts

A Virtual Session on Importance of Theater/Dramatic Arts

Theater/Dramatic arts are of greater importance for igniting the curiosity of individuals and love of learning in other subject areas. Hence, to educate people on the importance of dramatic arts, the cultural center at University of Ruhuna together with Faculty of Management and Finance conducted a virtual guest lecture via Zoom on 21 st of January 2021 from 8.00 p.m. to 11.00 p.m., with the participation of 110 participants. Dr. Jayalal Rohana, Lecturer – drama & theater arts served as the
resource person, and the cornerstone of the session had been its emphasis on demonstrating the multiple benefits of learning dramatic arts, and how it is positioned in the streams of various subject
Doing Qualitative Research Critically

Doing Qualitative Research Critically

An online session on “doing qualitative research critically”, organized by the Faculty of Management and Finance (FoMF) together with the Staff Development Centre at University of Ruhuna (UoR) was conducted via Zoom on 3 rd of February 2021from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.,with the participation of nearly 50 academics at UoR. Prof. Danture Wickramasinghe, Chair in Management Accounting and the Director of the PhD program in Accounting and Finance at Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, UK served as the resource person of the session. This session was the very first workshop of the staff development program 2021 at FoMF, and was coordinated by Dr. G.T.W. Sriyani.Flyer

Important Events

International Conference on Management and Economics

ICME 2021, under the theme of “Embracing Change and Recalibrating Business & Economics in a Post-Pandemic Context”. aims to create a forum for academics, researchers, and practitioners across the globe to debate and share their knowledge on business institutes and its impact on the economy and contemporary management practices.


Idea Cloud 2021

Idea Cloud 2021 is a renowned business start-up idea competition for tertiary education students, held with the objective of creating a platform to pitch creative and innovative ideas with a worthwhile contribution to rebuilding the economy and enhancing the linkage between idea generators and the industry, by the Faculty of Management and Finance, University of Ruhuna, for the 3 rd consecutive year.

Participants are encouraged to submit innovative ideas of the following nature: new business models, startups, infrastructural modifications, or products. The submitted initial ideas will be evaluated for their contribution, originality, and feasibility in two rounds: the preliminary and the final. The three best ideas will be rewarded at the end of the final round with great celebration in the presence of a distinguished audience.

Idea Cloud 2021

Alumni Association of Faculty of Management and Finance

We are pleased to inform all the graduates of Faculty of Management and Finance (FMF), the University of Ruhuna that we have planned on establishing an Alumni Association for our faculty. Undoubtedly, this would be a great opportunity for all of you for a wonderful reunion with your friends and colleagues to share and to recall your indelible memories of university life. We invite you all to join us and be a part of this endeavor.

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